Bother for former Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU) pupil chief Umar Khalid is ready to rise because the Delhi authorities has sanctioned his prosecution beneath the stringent anti-terror Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in a case associated to the Delhi riots. The Union House Ministry has additionally given a go forward to the Delhi police within the matter.
“We now have obtained prosecution sanction in opposition to Umar Khalid in reference to a case registered in opposition to him beneath the UAPA. We now have obtained sanctions from each the Delhi authorities and the Ministry of House Affairs,” information company PTI quoted a senior Delhi police officer, as saying.
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The Delhi Police, that obtained the permission from the Delhi authorities and House Ministry a fortnight in the past, is now planning to file a supplementary cost sheet naming Umar Khalid.
“To prosecute one beneath part 13 of the UAPA, we want sanction from the Ministry of House Affairs, which we now have already obtained. For prosecution beneath part — 16,17 and 18 of the UAPA, we now have obtained sanction from the Delhi authorities,” the officer mentioned.
Umar Khalid was arrested on September 13 beneath the UAPA act in a case associated to communal violence that rocked northeast Delhi in February this 12 months. Over 50 individuals had been killed within the violence.